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Agents: Fuel-saving measures hamper Border Patrol

There are 2 comments on the Seattle Times story from Jun 14, 2013, titled Agents: Fuel-saving measures hamper Border Patrol. In it, Seattle Times reports that:

Budget cuts have hampered the U.S. Border Patrol's work in its busiest sector on the Southwest border, agents said Friday, with the agency introducing fuel conservation measures in the Rio Grande Valley that have agents patrolling on foot and doubling up in vehicles.

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Oh My

Saint Louis, MO

#1 Jun 15, 2013
And yet the Obamas are going to Africa?
Dee Dee Dee

Emmaus, PA

#2 Jun 15, 2013
Air Force one uses about 10 tons of fuel per cruising hour and 35 tons an hour for takeoff. trip to Africa and back could supply enough to the BP for several months but why should the safety and lives of Americans take away from an Obama vacation?

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